Subtitles

Congratulations! You've suddenly become an internationally renowned filmmaker! But alas, now you have to add subtitles to your films. Such is the Curse of Babel...

Don't worry young Hitchcock - Gumroad has you covered!

Creating Subtitle Files

Subtitle files are essentially text documents with timing prompts. Miracle Tutorials offers a great lesson on creating subtitle files that can be found here.

There are a few options for creating and converting subtitle files. Here are some that we recommend:

http://www.jubler.org/ - free, all platforms
http://subsfactory.traintrain-software.com/ - paid, Mac only

If you already have subtitle files, but they're not in .SRT or .VTT, convert them with one of the following:

http://subtitleconverter.net/ - free online tool
http://downloads.fyxm.net/SubC--44377.html - free download, PC

Adding Subtitle Files

When you upload your video file and click Add, you will be prompted to add a subtitle file. Click the grey box to select your files.

We accept .SRT, .DFXP, and .VTT (often called .WebVTT) formats. Add as many as you want. Miracle Tutorials offers a great lesson in creating subtitle files here.

Sending updates: 

If you send out a video file through an Update or Workflow email, you will also the see the option to add subtitle files. 

When you upload a video file and click Add, you'll be prompted to upload subtitle files. We accept .SRT, .DFXP, and .VTT (often called .WebVTT) formats. Add as many as you want.

How it works for Customers

When streaming a video with subtitles, the activation and selection is simply a matter of pressing the CC button.

Downloads

For downloads, subtitle files will be listed on the download page in addition to the video file. To watch the film with subtitles, open the film with VLC player (free and open source) and select “Add Subtitle File" from the Subtitles menu.

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